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Description. This illumination is from a 15th-century Italian manuscript of Macrobius’s commentary on Cicero’s Somnium Scipionis (Dream of Scipio). It shows the. Macrobii Ambrosii Aurelii Theodosii, Uiri Consularis, & Illustris, in Somnium Scipionis, Lib. Ii. Saturnaliorum, Lib. Vii. [REVIEW]Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius. Macrobius. Commentary on the Dream of Scipio by William Harris Stahl. [ REVIEW]George Sarton – – Isis: A Journal of the History of Science

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Saturnaliorum Libri Septem”Seven Books of the Saturnalia ” consists of an account of the discussions held at the house of Vettius Agorius Praetextatus during the holiday of the Saturnalia. I, 8, maxrobius to have given his son.

Which “foreign sky” Macrobius was born under has been the subject of much speculation. No keywords specified fix it. No keywords specified fix it. A prominent lunar crater is named after Macrobius.

Commentary on the dream of Scipio

The second book begins with a collection of bons motsto which all present make their contributions, many of them being ascribed to Cicero and Augustus ; a discussion of various pleasures, especially of the senses, then seems to have taken place, but almost the whole of this is lost.

History of Science in General Philosophy of Science. Harris – – Journal of Speculative Philosophy 15 1: The Dream of Scipio. Marta Garcia Alonso – – Pensamiento 65 Oakley – – The Classical Review 42 Risk, Prudence and Moral Formation in the Laboratory.

Sanford – – Classical World: Scholars have attempted to identify him with a Macrobius who is mentioned in the Codex Theodosianus as a praetorian prefect of Spain —commentxry a proconsul of Africa Naked Wax and Necessary Existence: From the Publisher via CrossRef no proxy Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy.


Sign in to use this feature. Sandys went further and argued that Macrobius was born in one of the Greek provinces. William Harris Stahl, — Oakley – – The Commentarry Review 42 Les belLes Lettres, Linke and Georg Wissowa Text, Translation, and Commentary.

Copenhagen, Det Kongelige Bibliotek, ms. Macrobius on the Dream of Scipio M.

De Amicitia, Scipio’s Dream. Rabel – – Ancient Philosophy 14 1: Terrot Glover considers Macrobius either an ethnic Greek, or born in one of the Greek-speaking parts of the Roman Empire, such as Egypt, due to his intimate knowledge of Greek literature. kacrobius

Commentary on the Dream of Scipio

The third, fourth, fifth and sixth books are devoted to Virgil, dwelling respectively on his learning in religious matters, his rhetorical skill, his debt to Homer with a comparison of the art of the two and to other Greek writers, and the nature and extent of his borrowings from the earlier Latin poets.

A Journal of the History of Science The seventh book consists largely of the discussion of various physiological questions. Further, Cameron points out that during his lifetime Macrobius was referred to as “Theodosius”, and looking for that name Cameron found a Theodosius who was praetorian prefect of Italy in History of Western Philosophy.


The five climes of the Earth. Rabel – – Ancient Philosophy 14 1: Columbia University,pp.

Jason Jordan – – Intellectual History Review 28 4: The primary value of the work lies in the facts and opinions quoted from earlier writers. Science Logic and Mathematics.

Marcus Tullius Cicero – History of Western Philosophy. Marcus Tullius Cicero – Little is known for certain about Macrobius, but there are many theories and speculations about him.

Commentary on the dream of Scipio

No categories specified categorize this paper. Marta Garcia Alonso – – Pensamiento 65 Find it on Scholar. A Journal of the History of Science Sketch map showing the inhabited northern region separated from the antipodes by an imagined ocean at the equator. Commentaire au Songe de Scipion. Adam Kirsch – – Arion 20 1: However, since Macrobius is frequently referred to as vir clarissimus et inlustrisa title which was achieved by holding public office, we can reasonably expect his name to appear in the Codex Theodosianus.

Adam Kirsch drema – Arion 20 1: This entry has no external deram. Commentary on the Dream of Scipio. Peden – – The Classical Review 52 He states at the beginning of his Saturnalia that he was “born under a foreign sky” sub ov ortos caeloand both of his major works are dedicated to his son, Eustachius.